In the area of the Joint Forces Operation during October 25, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 5 times, - the JFO headquarters reports. The greatest enemy activity was recorded near Svitlodarsk, where the enemy conducted aimed fire from 120 and 82 mm mortars, weapons of IFV and heavy grenade launchers. 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns were used by Russian occupation forces against the defenders of Luhanske. Our defending units used fire weapons to stop the enemy's fire activity. There are no losses in this direction.
The passage is closed through occupied Ilovaisk towards the Russian border. This is reported by eyewitnesses on social networks. "Ilovaisk is closed for a day. Who plans to go through it - detour. They are talking about some kind of next "plan" - "Interception". Be careful!", "We drove from Makiivka and to Amvrosiivka, turned off to Ilovaisk, but the road was blocked there, they said that the city was closed for a day… My relatives cannot leave", - the users write.
Ex-director of KKP Donetskgorteploset Viktor Rogachev, who continued to work in occupied Donetsk until the spring of 2015, became Director General of the Donetskteplokommunenergo public utility of the Donetsk oblast. Chairman of the Donetsk Regional State Administration Oleksandr Kuts told the Donbass News about the appointment of Rogachev. Rogachev headed Donetskgorteploset since 2005. After the "DNR" grouping took control of Donetsk in 2014, Rogachev continued work in the municipal sphere of the city. In particular, it is known that Rogachev participated in meetings and reported on the situation at the enterprise to representatives of the occupation power - Denis Pushilin and Andrei Purgin.
ZAO Vneshtorgservis, created for the management of enterprises grabbed from Ukrainian owners, will allocate $2.3 million for the occupation authorities of the "DNR" "to alleviate social tension" in the uncontrolled territory of Donetsk oblast. This follows from the text of the agreement on "social and economic partnership" signed by the fake "Council of Ministers of the DNR" and Vneshtorgservis, associated with runaway Ukrainian businessman Serhiy Kurchenko.
Mining equipment is being taken out from a number of coal-mining enterprises of Makiivvuhillia in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast. This was stated by director of the Avtobaza separate subdivision of Makiivvuhillia state-owned enterprise Vladimir Marakhovskiy, - the website of the enterprise reports. "But there are not enough transport and drivers for the continuity of service of the units of Makiivvuhillia. At present, the mining equipment is being taken out from the Pivnichna and Chaykino mines, mine named after V.M. Bazhanov, Makiivsky repair and engineering works. Long vehicles and crane trucks are in great demand. Their work is scheduled almost minute by minute. Therefore, it is impossible to say that there is some extra transport in the truck fleet", - Marakhovskiy reported.
The "DNR" occupation authorities organized a junior football tournament, the goal of which is outright campaigning for a candidate for the "DNR" leaders Denis Pushilin. This is reported by separatist media. It is noted that young men at the age of 16 and younger will take part in the tournament, supposedly timed to the election of "head of the DNR". Moreover, the tournament is not dedicated to the process of expression of will, but to a particular candidate. "Sports is for Denis Pushilin", - the organizers defined the sport-propaganda event.
Militants of Prilepin's Battalion complain that they have not been paid a salary in the "DNR" for three months. This is stated in their open letter to head of the "DNR" Denis Pushilin, posted on Svobodnaya Pressa resource. The letter says that "soldiers of the 4th reconnaissance and assault battalion of the special operations regiment of the "DNR", who were transferred to the so-called "1st Army Corps", have not seen their "money allowance" already for three months - July, August and September. The regiment command verbally informs the militants that wage arrears will not be paid without giving reasons.